A Way of Seeing | A Way of Hearing

Theatre Square, Orinda – “Green” Yeas ago, I read a great photography book called “Photography and the Art of Seeing” by Freeman Patterson. He challenged the reader to just photograph something in your own home and yard for one year. He challenged us to look for interesting things in what we previously would have expected to be the mundane – or at least what…

Photography Redux

The Panasonic Lumix GX85 Kit After having a blast in Colorado and getting back into my old photographic hobby, I decided to upgrade to a newer camera – since my old cameras were pre touch screen and all that jazz that goes with the new feature set. I was intent on getting a Lumix LX100ii, but reports of dust issues were rampant, and so…

Scenes Along The Daily Road

My daily bike commute takes me past some interesting scenes. In fact, there are things I wouldn’t see if I were in a car – so I have decided to carry my camera and only take photos when something catches my eye. There is a lot of old growth in our neighborhood – and the theme this year seems to be to cut down…

Sony SEL35F18 35mm f/1.8 Prime Fixed Lens

I have a Sony A6000 camera that I really like. Its an APS-C based camera and has 24 mp. The newer versions have added 4K video, but I could care a less – since the latest version is twice what I paid for this camera. Since I work in San Francisco and have enjoyed photography in the past – and since this nice camera…